All News Articles for 2017-09-07

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Immediately upon being exposed to the fumes from the explosion, and one by one, the police officers and first responders began to fall ill in the middle of the road First Responders Sue Texas Chemical Plant for 'Gross Negligence' After Fire and Explosions
"No one from Arkema warned of the toxic fumes in the air."
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Pushing 'False Equivalence' Between Survivors and the Accused, DeVos to Roll Back Title IX
After meeting with fringe "mens' rights" group, Education Secretary will re-examine guidance that protects campus assault survivors
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exhaust from car As Scotland Vows 100% Transition to Electric Cars, US Caves to Auto Industry's Dirty Demands
While the Scottish government aims to decrease emissions from vehicles, green groups sue Trump's transportation agency for "an unlawful move that hurts efforts to fight global warming"
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"It may take tens to hundreds of billions of dollars to support disaster relief and recovery among Gulf Coast communities affected by Hurricane Harvey. ExxonMobil, Chevron and BP have collectively pledged only $2.75 million," note Peter Frumhoff and Myles Allen. Study Details Why Climate 'Criminals' Like Exxon Should Pay for Hurricane Destruction
"We should be naming these hurricanes after Exxon and Chevron, not Harvey and Irma."
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'Unprecedented' Lofoten Declaration Demands Managed Decline of Fossil Fuel Industry
With far-reaching document, 220 organizations call for rapid, global transition to achieve low carbon future
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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks at a rally to oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and its replacement on Capitol Hill on June 21, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Warren Officially Joins Sanders on Single Payer: 'It's Time to Fight for Medicare for All'
"The American people have made it clear that they believe healthcare is a basic human right."
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Satellite image of Hurricane Irma As Planet Rages With Fires and Storms, Ire Aimed at Murderous Climate Denialism
"It is past time to call out Trump and all climate deniers for this crime against humanity. No more treating climate denial like an honest difference of opinion."
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A street is flooded during the passing of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. The category 5 storm is expected to pass over Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands today, and make landfall in Florida by the weekend. Like a 'Horror Movie': Hurricane Irma Brings Total Devastation to Caribbean
Irma is expected to maintain record-setting wind speed Thursday as it barrels toward Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and the Bahamas
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